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Housing and Residence Life

What To Bring

What do students usually bring to campus?

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What to Bring
  • Extra-long twin-size bed linens, blankets, pillows and towels
  • Vacuum cleaner, broom, mop, and cleaning supplies
  • Entryway and bathroom floor mats
  • Cell phone or long distance calling card
  • Radio alarm clock with battery back-up capability
  • Computer with Wi-Fi and/or CAT-5E or CAT-6 hook-up cable
  • Three-prong grounded power strips with circuit breaker
  • Small lockbox
  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Compact florescent light bulbs (CFLs) for lamps or other items you bring
  • Light-weight toilet paper
  • Hand sanitizer for the flu season
  • Games and recreational equipment

Additional items you may want to consider bringing to campus:

  • Small television and RG-6 hook-up cable with F-style thread-on connectors
  • Small Energy Star refrigerator (no larger than 2-4 cubic feet)
  • Small Energy Star microwave
  • Dishes, pots/pans, flatware and utensils (if you are residing in an apartment)
  • Small shovel for the trunk of your car (if you bring a car)

What are students not allowed to have on campus?

  • Alcohol (not allowed in Residence Hall buildings)
  • Illegal drugs
  • Candles and incense
  • Open-coil cooking and heating appliances
  • Electrical appliances of excessive wattage
  • Halogen lamps
  • Two-prong ungrounded extension cords
  • Weapons, including martial arts weapons
  • Fireworks
  • Flammables such as gasoline and propane
  • Personal bed bunking/lofting equipment
  • Pets, except for non-dangerous fish in an aquarium no larger than 29 gallons

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